A recent Brown University public opinion survey found that only 31 percent of Rhode Islanders believed that Gov. Gina Raimondo was doing an excellent or good job as Rhode Island’s chief executive. A... more
The Relay For Life of Greater Smithfield would like to thank the following for helping us put on a successful Family Fun Day/Relay For Life event on May 21 at Deerfield Park:
Courtenay Needham, Ronda... more
I have just perused with interest the most recent edition of The Valley Breeze & Observer and in it the declaration of candidacy for District 53, State of Rhode Island House of Representatives by... more
Many seniors may have already read this article elsewhere (the author is unknown), but others will still appreciate re-reading it because it truly describes our country’s existing situation. Read on... more
Wind Energy Development writes in response to the editorial “Still Too Many Questions on Wind Turbine” from May 11. We ask the community to please consider this proposal in all of its context. Our... more
Don’t you hate discussing finances? Politicians rely on that, so they use the budget to do things they shouldn’t and hope you won’t notice.
Ordinance 10 O 46 passed in June 2010 authorized the... more
Last Saturday at Pimlico raceway on Preakness day, the horse Homeboykris dropped dead after winning the first race and an autopsy was ordered. However, when U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia... more
There is a state law that prohibits the granting of a liquor license within 200 feet of a church. This applies to the whole state, although there may be at least one city that has 500 feet.
State Rep... more
It was difficult to read your article “A fighting chance” about the wonderful work that Rich Gingras and his team are doing for those with Parkinson’s without a small lump in the throat.
Thank you to all who supported the St. Gabriel’s Call Collection for Expecting Mothers in Need at St. John Vianney Parish, Cumberland. Your generosity will make a difference in the lives of many... more
Enough. Stop all the speeding, tailgating, red light/stop sign running and other careless behaviors behind the wheel.
Stop using our residential streets and parking lots as drag strips.
With the... more